Cooking · Dinner

A Winter Storm and Amazing Minestrone Soup

Greetings from a snow bound food blogger! I do not feel like I often tell you Stop what you are doing – you have to make this recipe. But tonight, yeah, I am sort of telling you that is exactly what you need to do. For Christmas I received a fantastic cookbook by one of…… Continue reading A Winter Storm and Amazing Minestrone Soup


What Does Cold Weather Mean To You?

I woke up this morning thinking about cold weather. What does cold weather meant to you? To me, cold weather means getting out some of my favorite pieces of clothing. It means North Face & Patagonia down jackets, Ugg boots, wool hats, wool sweaters, warm down comforters, and so much more. I just love fall…… Continue reading What Does Cold Weather Mean To You?


Just for the record…

OK, just for the record: I do not come home every single night from work all excited and ready to cook. I’m not always bounding into the kitchen ready to create a new recipe and cook up a storm. Sometimes it’s all I can do to open up a can of soup and collapse on…… Continue reading Just for the record…

Breakfast · Dinner · Lunch · Walk

A Five Day Work Week?

This week I have to go to work five whole days in a row. What!? It has been a long while since I had to work a five day work week. My body sort of does not remember what that means. Ugh. Last night, post Downton Abbey, I set my alarm for 5:55 AM. Yuck!…… Continue reading A Five Day Work Week?


Running… and grilling

The other thing you do not need to worry about is my running. After deciding not to run the Providence Marathon, I was definitely thrown for a loop in my running and training. Once the marathon was off the table, I could not really decide what to do and how far to run and when…… Continue reading Running… and grilling

Breakfast · Dinner · Lunch · Workout

Oh Monday…

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you woke up to warm temperatures, blue skies and an overall beautiful day. But if you live in the Boston or Providence area, you woke up to gray skies, showers, rain, and down right cold temperatures. When I got to work it was barely 50 degrees outside and there was…… Continue reading Oh Monday…


Back from camping…

I have survived returned from camping!! Mark and I just spent the last four days in the White Mountains. I had a lot of fun! Let us get one thing straight. I really like camping a lot. It’s border line love. But let me tell you – camping is a lot of work. You have…… Continue reading Back from camping…


Healthy Living Summit Review Part I

Good Morning Everyone! Today I am going to start re-capping the Healthy Living Summit. I had a wonderful time on both Friday evening and all day on Saturday. During the summit I learned a lot on a variety of subjects – from how to design a great and readable blog, to learning more about why…… Continue reading Healthy Living Summit Review Part I